Boston Police report two markets about a mile apart on Ashmont Street were held up by two masked men with a gun this week.
Around 5 p.m. at Talbot Avenue and Aspinwall Road (at least one spent shell recovered) and on Adams Street near Robinson Street and Ronan Park.
Around 6:45 p.m. outside 142 Adams St. Six shell casings recovered so far.
Shortly before 11 p.m. at 274 Adams St.
The Boston Licensing Board tomorrow considers approving a proposal to transfer the beer and wine license held by Gerard's on Adams Street in Dorchester to the soon-to-open Aloft Hotel on D Street - and to grant a new full-service liquor license to Gerard's purchasers, who are planning on renovating the Dorchester institution. Read more.
Proposed purchasers of Sonny's, 750 Adams St. in Dorchester, who include a manager at the recently shuttered Littlest Bar, say they are planning extensive renovations that will result in a similar neighborhood bar. Read more.
WCVB reports a man was found stabbed to death around 6:30 p.m. on Friday on Adams Street, near Pierce Street.
The Dorchester Reporter identifies him as Sean Dwyer, owner of the Clover City Unisex Barber Shop.
His body, in the middle of the road, was first spotted by passengers on an MBTA bus and police at first thought he had been hit by the bus.